Pastor Paul: Roger Leasor

Elizabeth, his wife: Sherman Fracher *

Associate Pastor Joshua: Curtis Lipsey III

Jenny, a congregant: Natalie Bird *

Jay, an Elder: Gregory Hancock


Shag:  Matthew Johnson *

Judith:  Eva Gil *

Richard (and other roles):  Anthony Haigh

Sharpe (and other roles):  Samuel Lockridge

Armin (and other roles): Cody Taylor

Nate (and other roles): Shayne Brakefield

* = Member, Actors' Equity Association










The Christians will feature a volunteer choir, creating the look and feel of a vivid and celebratory large church. Auditions for this choir will take place Monday, February 12 from 7-9:30pm. To RSVP, or for information, email

Interested in reading the play before the audition? The script is on reserve at the Downtown Public Library. You can't check it out, but you can read it there!


Note that the following information does NOT apply to the above-mentioned audition for the volunteer choir in The Christians.

Prior to all auditions, you must make an appointment by emailing Please include in your email which days and times you are available, as well as an indication as to whether or not you belong to Actors’ Equity Association.  You will be emailed back within a few days with a confirmed appointment.

Please note that we are not accepting audition requests at this time. You are welcome to send us your headshot and resume for future consideration.

Please note that actors must audition in person in order to be considered.  Neither transportation nor housing are provided to actors at this time.

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Please bring a resume and headshot or recent photograph (though if you don’t have one, we will take a photo of you).

AthensWest Theatre Company operates on an SPT3 contract with Actors’ Equity Association. Roles are available for both Equity and non-Equity performers, and non-Equity performers have the opportunity to earn EMC points through this production. All actors will be paid.